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Machinery orders in Japan slipped 1.9% in June

/ Aug 10, 2017

Machinery orders in Japan slipped 1.9% in June

Core private-sector machinery orders fell for a third consecutive month in June as a downturn in manufacturing overshadowed a recovery in nonmanufacturing, the government said Thursday. The orders, which exclude those for ships and from utilities because of their volatility, slipped a seasonally adjusted 1.9 ...

Japan's June real wages dip for first time in three months

/ Aug 4, 2017

Japan's June real wages dip for first time in three months

Japan's June real wages decreased 0.8 percent from a year before in the first fall in three months, labor ministry data showed Friday. Nominal wages including bonuses fell 0.4 percent to ¥429,686 ($3,880), the first drop in 13 months, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry ...